#TakeAction – May 13, 2019

Hey everyone, hope you have a great week. Here’s our #TakeAction post for today.
(TakeAction = what you can do TODAY to push back against the Trump’s hateful agenda.)

🔶Affordable housing information sessions

Today and Wednesday there are some opportunities to learn about the challenge of affordable housing.

Check it out: Affordable housing is a huge unmet need in the Puget Sound, and intertwined with issues such as homelessness and income inequality.In Issaquah, 3 in 10 households are housing cost-burdened, and 19% of households live in homes at risk for lead exposure. Become informed on other area cities here: here

The Housing Development Consortium is organizing events around the issue all week! Attend an online webinar Monday, or an in-person event Wednesday, or see the full list calendar of events on the Housing Development Consortium website.

Monday May 13th, 3:30 to 4:30 pm — Affordable Housing 101 Webinar
Learn from Brian Lloyd with Beacon Development Group about the ins and outs of affordable housing, what it takes to finance it, and the nuts and bolts of getting it together. RSVP here.

Wednesday May 15th, 6-8 pm, Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Kirkland, Affordable Housing 101: Why is it so dang hard?
Join a coalition of service providers on the Eastside and Tech for Housing and participate in a “head and heart” experience and learn about why the issue of Affordable Housing is such a difficult one. You’ll hear stories from experts on both sides of this crisis — those working to create more and those who are in need of it.

Source: HousingConsortium.Org: https://www.housingconsortium.org/affordable-housing-week/

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